Gold Coast Airport has launched its Ambassador Program, an initiative to enhance customer service at the airport. ..
They say the future lies in the youth – and if local training organisation, Gold Coast Trades College, is anything to go by, they’re in good hands. On a Friday afternoon the workshops of this well-presented training college in the Currumbin Industrial Park are buzzing with students from local high schools undertaking their vocational education training, while apprentices and trainers bounce through the halls.
The joint State Government and City of Gold Coast ‘Be My Guest’ initiative will commence on the Southern Gold Coast next month, with three dates confirmed in July. ..
Over 260 students from Southern Cross University attended their Graduation Ceremony on Saturday 30 April, hosted at Twin Towns Services Club. Students from several schools, including Arts and Social Sciences, Business and Tourism, Education, Law and Justice and the Gnibi College of Indigenous Australian Peoples received their graduating certificates and awards. ..
CSGC has thanked economic development partner, Small Business Solutions/TAFE Queensland, for their long-standing commitment to supporting businesses in the region. CSGC has been promoting the Certificate 3 and 4 Small Business Management courses delivered by Small Business Solutions/TAFE to local small business stakeholders for the past three years, with over 50 local businesses taking advantage of the highly subsidised courses to date. ..
If you are looking for a career in the construction industry, need an apprentice to join your business or are a tradesperson looking for skills recognition or upgrades, head along to the Gold Coast Trades College Open Day on Friday 20 May at their college in Hayter Street, Currumbin Waters. ..
Troy Gabriel began building caravans with his brother, Mark, 25 years ago. Now, their business East Coast Homes and Park Cabins is Queensland’s leading manufacturer of modular homes and transportable buildings, supplying everything from tourist park cabins to upmarket housing from their factory in Currumbin. ..
Work integrated learning (WIL) is now a common component of university curriculum design for many disciplines. Encompassing a range of approaches and strategies that integrate theory with the practice of work, WIL is described as ‘experiential learning’ and provides students with the opportunity to be ‘work-ready’, with real-world industry experience upon graduation. ..
CSGC’s Business Success Program gets underway in March, offering a series of weekly workshops culminating in the attendee gaining a Certificate IV in Small Business Management.
Each 3 hour workshop is normally priced at $195, however the discounted price for Southern Gold Coast businesses is just $49 (incl GST) to complete the full qualification, representing great value for small business owners. ..
Currumbin’s newest high profile craft brewery, Balter Brewery, will open its doors next month. Founded by local World Champion surfers Joel Parkinson and Mick Fanning along with surfers Josh Kerr and Bede Durbidge, the brewery is finally set to start pouring to the public in April, after 12 months in the making. ..
The Gold Coast Careers and Employment Festival will feature a program of motivating, inspiring and interactive events throughout the Gold Coast from the 3rd-6th May. ..
In consultation with City of Gold Coast Cultural Development, TAFE Queensland are introducing a Diploma of Project Management which will focus on developing our city's Arts and Culture focus. ..
The second annual Southern Gold Coast ‘Futures Forum’ will be held at Southern Cross University on Thursday 12 November, 2015. The inaugural Forum last year was well attended, and topics and presenters will again be looking at the future impacts on our region of the Southern Gold Coast. ..
Connecting Southern Gold Coast has welcomed two new staff in part time roles this month – Kim Skilton as Economic Development and Partnerships Manager, and Kat Creasey as Events Co-ordinator. The move is in line with a restructure of staffing and direction for the organisation following the transition of Bleach* Festival to its own entity in July 2015. ..
Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) is looking to expand their corporate affairs department, seeking a great communicator with a willingness to learn for an entry level position of Communications Coordinator based at the Gold Coast Airport office.
Working in close cooperation with the Corporate Affairs Manager the successful applicant will be responsible for a diverse range of communication activities; aligning with the organisations’ communication and branding strategy. These will include internal and external communication, media, social media, public relations as well as the administration of all sponsorship of corporate events and community consultation tasks. ..